Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Exercises - Problems: 61

Answer

a. acidic b. acidic. c. neutral d. basic

Work Step by Step

Acidic solutions have a pH lower than 7, while basic solutions have a pH higher than 7, and neutral solutions have a pH of 7. a. acidic because pH is lower than 7 and thus [H+] is higher. b. acidic because pH is lower than 7 and thus [H+] is higher. c. neutral because pH is 7. d. basic because pH is higher than 7 and thus [H+] is lower.
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